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By admin | Published August 29, 2022
CYL graduates receive their certificates on stage at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference. Photo courtesy of B.C. P.hoto.
On August 16, 2022, the Canadian Cattle Association’s (CCA) Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship Program highlighted its impressive graduates as they crossed the stage to be recognized at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC) in Penticton, B.C.
This year’s group of graduating participants from the 2021-2022 CYL program year marks over 160 program graduates from across Canada since the program was established in 2010.
This year’s CYL graduates include:
· Amanda Miller (BC)
· Brock Larson (SK)
By admin | Published September 12, 2016
August 23, 2016
CYL News Release 8-23-16 CYL 2016 Mentorship Recipients (pdf)
Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce its 2016 national mentorship recipients. The 16 recipients were selected following the final selection round at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC), held in Calgary on August 9, 2016. A total of 23 semi-finalists vied for a spot in the national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA).
The 2016 CYL mentorship recipients are:
British Columbia: Ryan Scorgie – Kamloops
Alberta: Becky Tees – Cochrane, Grayden Kay – Lloydminster, Jessica Sperber – Rimbey, Jesse Williams – Hanna, Katie Songer – Sylvan Lake, Luke Marshall – Innisfail, Madeleine Knodel – Seven Persons, Mel Hermanson – Hussar, Nicole Viste – Hanna
Saskatchewan: Kylie McRae – Kisbey, Mona Howe – Leader, Roxanne Olynyk – Regina
Manitoba: Kristy-Layne Carr – Marchand, Wilco van Meijl – Brandon
Ontario: Jason Hurst – Guelph
The CYL Selections at CBIC brought [ … ]
By admin | Published May 2, 2016
April 28, 2016
2016 CYL Semi Finalist Announcement (pdf)
Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program, a national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), is pleased to announce the 24 semifinalists vying for 16 mentorship positions in the 2016 program year.
The semifinalists were selected from a pool of nearly 50 applicants. “We are thrilled to see another solid year of applicants to the CYL program,” says Jill Harvie, CCA Programs Manager. “CYL is now hitting its five-year milestone since inception and has grown into a well-established and comprehensive program. This year is particularly exciting as we are pleased to invite the 24 semifinalists to take in the new Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC), August 9-11, where they will vie for the 16 mentorship positions. Best of luck to all!”
The 24 semifinalists were selected based on their online applications, which were evaluated by a panel of judges. The finalists [ … ]
By Jolene | Published September 2, 2014
CYL headed to Southern Ontario in late August on a bus tour that included not only farm visits but a stop at McDonald’s Head Office in Toronto. To find out more about the tour visit CCA’s Action News publication at the link below:
CCA Action News
By Jolene | Published May 30, 2014
Thanks to the 2014 CYL Mentor Selection Committee of Kim McConnell, Dennis Serhienko, Jack Hextall, Jessica Barrie, Rob Giguere and Jill Harvie for pairing the 16 CYLs with industry leaders in their area of interest. For more information read the update below:
2014 CYL Mentor selection article
By admin | Published February 10, 2014
Cattlemen’s Young Leaders announce 2014 semi-finalists
By Jolene | Published December 20, 2013
Recently, CCA’s Programs Manager Jill Harvie sat down with Farms.com’s Amanda Broadhagen for an interview. Check out the link below for the article on Farms.com that includes information on McDonald’s commitment to the CYL Program and Canadian beef.